“ As much as three billion metric tons of Saharan dust is transported across the Atlantic Ocean annually (Prospero et al., 1996).”
Yeah you read that right. It’s been hazy here. I just thought it was humidity but my friend informed me it was dust from Africa. I had no idea! It’s like the Sahara desert is emptying its dust bin on us. Rude!
Here’s an interesting video.
While I haven’t experienced respiratory issues, I will certainly be more aware of this.
We tried star gazing tonight and it was too hazy to see all but the brightest stars and planets.